‘Ourika’ Cafe Joins Clinton Street Restaurant Roster

Posted January 3, 2019 at 5:08 am

Eureka, Ourika. There is a new cafe on Clinton Street, filling a void left by another. The Italian-flavored eatery, Ourika, bowed last month at 37 Clinton Street in the space formerly occupied by the Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe. The store itself had been vacant and gated for two years before this arrival. Menu is […]

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Over Ten Years Later, Retail Returns to Canal Street Tower with ‘Möge Tee’

Posted July 24, 2018 at 5:03 am

Back in late 2007, the entire southwest corner of Canal and Eldridge Streets fell. Controversial landlord Baruch Singer had just acquired the assemblage of tenements for $20.5 million. That was the last time any commercial business held court at 86 Canal Street. Until now. Ten years and sixteen stories later, the new hotel building has […]

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New ‘MoMaCha’ Matcha Cafe Debuts on the Bowery

Posted March 29, 2018 at 5:09 am

The Hole just partnered with a new art-focused cafe in its Bowery gallery space. Half the commercial footprint is now dedicated to a matcha cafe called MoMaCha (no relation to the MoMa), which serves up beverages alongside rotating artwork. Each season, MoMaCha will commission a different artist to both redesign the space and create a […]

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Failed Wine Bar on Rivington Street Becomes New ‘Zen Chai’ Cafe

Posted May 5, 2017 at 5:00 am

The tables were set, without a meal in sight. In life, but most recently in death. Such was the trajectory of Rouge Wine Bar, one of the biggest Hell Square failures in recent memory. Now, more than a year after shuttering, its former home at 94 Rivington Street will transform into a cafe. Indeed, lime-green […]

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Bakerita Café Now Serving up Pastries in the East Village

Posted November 7, 2016 at 9:33 am

If you’ve been to Bakeri in Williamsburg or Greenpoint, you now have a local outpost. Bakerita, their East Village spinoff, recently opened on East 6th Street. Known for its homemade breads and pastries, they are also serving Counter Culture coffee. We spoke with Manager Catherine Stack, who has been with Bakeri since its beginning in 2009. […]

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Cafe Dancer Reopens at 96 Orchard Street

Posted November 6, 2012 at 6:20 am

Last May, barely two months into its tenure at 96 Orchard Street, Cafe Dancer abruptly closed for some unspecified “renovations.”

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Press Tea Cafe Opening at 168 Ludlow

Posted June 14, 2012 at 6:09 am

It wasn’t until a couple months ago that activity began anew at 168 Ludlow Street. PPF Consignment had folded and left an empty store on a busy block for the taking.

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Coming Soon: Grit n Glory at 186 Orchard Street

Posted September 29, 2011 at 6:42 am

186 Orchard Street is giving up its longstanding tradition of hosting pop up galleries, boutiques, and sample sales.

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Coming Soon: Lost Weekend NYC at 45 Orchard Street

Posted July 11, 2011 at 6:41 am

It’s a veritable coffee shop comeback on the Lower East Side, and another is on the way. Details after the jump!

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Clover Smoothie Outpost Now Open at 26 Canal

Posted July 11, 2011 at 6:09 am

The corner of Canal and Rutgers Streets has undergone a seismic change within the couple years.

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